Reference Number: 22041012
Request ID:17-106647
Date First Offered06/09/2017
Title:DHS - EI Central Billing Office 106647

Agency Reference Number:DHS - EI Central Billing 106647
Agency:DHS - Human Services
Purchasing Agency:DHS - Human Services
Purchasing Agency SPO:David Papp

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Illinois Department of Human Services is giving notice of the intent to enter into a sole source contract with CQuest America, Inc. for Early Intervention - Central Billing Office services.

A hearing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on June 28, 2017 at the Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring St., Room 511, Springfield, IL 62706. Call-in information for those unable to attend in person will be provided upon request. Interested parties wishing to request a hearing or submit comments must do so in writing and submit their request to the notice contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments shall be made by Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Dianne Richman
712 Stratton Office Building
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, Il 62706
Phone: 217-670-9646
Fax: 217-558-2164

The hearing will be cancelled unless an interested party submits written comments or makes a written request for public hearing by Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. to the notice contact listed above.

If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the awarding of a sole source contract. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether contract award by Sole Source is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearings may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. Parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing. Written comments will be afforded the same weight as oral comments received at hearing. After consideration of the testimony, the Chief Procurement Officer may approve the purchasing agency’s request to contract by the sole source procurement method.

NOTICE: The start and end dates of this contract will depend on actual signature dates. The dates provided below are estimated for the purpose of the Illinois Procurement Bulletin hearing notice.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Economically Feasible Source
Notice Stage:
Hearing Notice of Decision Upheld

Notice Expiration Date:07/14/2017
Sole Source Only Justification:Consequences of an interruption of support services will be felt immediately. The delivery of therapy services to developmentally delayed or disabled children will be interrupted. Over 4,500 EI providers will experience extended payment delays; EI providers may refuse to provide services until they are paid. Over 30,000 infants and toddlers are at risk of not receiving EI services necessary for their development to which they are entitled.
Accordance with Admin Rule:< Critical changes to existing contract are necessary and best accomplished by contract holder

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:General Services

Total Amount of Award:$1,927,500.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:Estimated - $1,927,500.00
Length of Initial Term:6
Contract Begin Date:07/01/2017
Contract End Date:12/31/2017
Renewal Terms:0


Number of Responding Bidders:1
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
CQuest America $1,927,500.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Pamela Enno
Street Address:401 North Fourth Street
Zip Code:62702
Phone: 217-524-5115
Fax Number:217 557 9044

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:005 00 ABRASIVES - All


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